MCCS 29 Palms

Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program (UPFRP) and Installation Volunteer Program

Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program (UPFRP) and Installation Volunteer Program

Bldg. 1522 (Room 29)
760.830.4163

HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

The Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program (MCO 1754.9B) educates and empowers Marines, Sailors, and family members through training and workshops to achieve and maintain readiness and resiliency in response to mission, life, and career events unique to the military lifestyle. This is achieved through the UPFRP tenets: official communication, readiness & resource support, deployment support, and volunteer management.

For more information on the Installation Volunteer Program, please visit the 29 Palms Installation Volunteer Program Facebook page or contact your MCAGCC Installation Volunteer Coordinator at (760) 830-4163.


UPFRP Training Suite

COMMAND TEAM TRAINING
This training is required for all members of the Family Readiness Command Team (CO, XO, SgtMaj, Chaplain, DRC/URC, Single Marine Program Representative, and Command Team Advisors). Program requirements such as roles and responsibilities, Command Team functions, communication and funding are covered during this training. Certificates are valid for three years from date of issue; however all members must repeat the training following a Change of Command. For new Commanding Officers, an MCCS In-Brief is also included as part of this training. This training is only offered in a unit specific capacity. Certificates are provided upon completion.

COMMAND TEAM TRAINING OVERVIEW
This training is offered for members of the Family Readiness Command Team (XO, SgtMaj, Chaplain, DRC/URC, Single Marine Program Representative, and Command Team Advisors) if the CO has already attended a Command Team Training. This training provides a general overview of Command Team roles and responsibilities, functions, communication and funding. Certificates are valid for three years from date of issue; however all members must attend the complete Command Team Training when a there is a change of command. Participants may attend a general class or contact trainer for a unit specific session. Certificates are provided upon completion.

DEPLOYMENT & UNIFORMED READINESS COORDINATOR TRAINING
This class is only available to Deployment & Uniformed Readiness Coordinators. Uniformed Readiness Coordinators are not required to attend L.I.N.K.S., Deployment Support, and Lifeskills modules however, it is highly recommended. Unit specific sessions may not be scheduled for this training. Certificates are provided upon completion.

FAMILY READINESS COMMAND TEAM ADVISORY/ASSISTANT TRAINING
This training is required for all appointed volunteers within the unit. Command spouses who will be working with the Command Team as well as any family member who is considering volunteering with the program is welcome to attend. Program requirements such as roles, responsibilities, communication, and resources are all included as topics of discussion. Certificates of completion are valid for three years from date of completion and are void once a change of command takes place. 

PII/OPSEC
This class is required for FRCTAs and FRAs. This course is an annual training requirement. Additionally, Command Spouses that choose to participate in the unit’s UPFRP must complete this course annually. PII online training may be accessed on the DoD DISA Information Assurance iase.disa.mil/eta/piiv2/launchpage.htm. OPSEC Training is available online on MarineNet to volunteers enrolled in DEERS: www.marinenet.usmc.mil, Course Name: Uncle Sam’s OPSEC.

Course Code: OPSECUS001


Volunteer Program Suite

MANAGING YOUR VOLUNTEER CAREER
This class is open to all volunteers who are looking to learn how to manage their volunteer records, build their resume, how to dress for success, network, and gain helpful interview skills.

PRESENT LIKE A PRO - PUBLIC SPEAKING WORKSHOP
In this public speaking workshop, participants will learn methods to help reduce anxiety, build confidence, and adopt a customized process for successful speaking experiences no matter who the audience may be.

BE THE CHANGE - LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP
This workshop is designed for participants to determine how their personality type determines their leadership style. Learn the essential skills all “leaders” possess and how to apply them to their personal, professional, and social lives.?

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